Category: Process Improvement

How to Simplify Employee Lifecycle Management

HR professionals are in the business of managing employee lifecycles; guiding each employee through recruiting, onboarding, development, retention, and finally offboarding. Unfortunately, many HR departments are still using legacy HR tools and processes. The staff cannot keep up with the burgeoning demand for signing on new employees, keeping them engaged, and meeting all planning and… Read More »

Digital Efficiencies, User Experience Transform the Insurance Business

The Philadelphia Contributionship, co-founded by Ben Franklin, opened its doors in 1752 as the first insurance company in the United States, with the specific purpose to reduce financial uncertainty and make accidental loss manageable. Over the centuries, the variety of services provided by the insurance industry have grown to entail a significant volume of manual… Read More »

Improve Lab Productivity While Preserving Your Valuable Research Data

Every scientific breakthrough from the 18th Century to today has been recorded in a laboratory notebook. Until recently, these have been traditional paper notebooks. These days, pharmaceutical companies, universities, and other scientific research organizations realize that they must modernize procedures to reduce human error and ensure the reproducibility of lab results. Research notes and data… Read More »

The Construction Industry is Embracing Digital Document Technology

Construction projects traditionally generate lots of documents; everything from large paper drawings, plans, contracts, invoices, permits, reports, municipal filings, etc. This has often led to unwieldy amounts of paper. Much of this documentation is used in the field where most construction company work is actually conducted. Copying and sharing physical documents is costly and paper… Read More »

The Expanded Need for a Digital Mail Room

It used to be that, once a company reached a certain size, it became necessary to internally create more efficient ways to manage business processes. One major development in the world of operations is Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) – employing vendors who specialize in automated processing of backend services such as Accounts Payable. This type… Read More »

Want to Run Leaner? Consider a BPO Strategy.

Do you want your company to be more competitive, more cost-efficient, and more focused on its core functions? Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) could be exactly what you need to achieve these goals. What Exactly is BPO? BPO is the practice of hiring an outside vendor to perform business functions that support your company’s core products/services… Read More »

Digitizing Documents: 5 Advantages to Your Construction Business

According to McKinsey Global Institute, the construction industry is among the least digitized in the world, second only to the agriculture sector. Many construction firms still rely on traditional paperwork on their projects. This includes large-format paper drawings, plans, contracts, invoices, and other documents that take valuable office and construction site space. There’s also the… Read More »